SCORE: Faith Academy Flames beat Cherokee 60-42

The Faith Academy of Marble Falls football team defeated Cherokee 60-42 in a six-man game September 20 at Britton Field on the Faith campus. Check back later at DailyTrib.com for a full game report. Photo by Stennis Shotts 

Burnet Bulldogs start early and finish strong in 52-8 win

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Burnet Bulldogs set the tone from the beginning in their 52-8 homecoming victory over Manor New Tech on September 20. After forcing the Titans to punt on the opening drive, Burnet went to work. Junior quarterback Matthew Tippie hit four receivers on four passes, including senior Blaine Burkhalter for a […]

Spicewood school seeks father figures to be Watch D.O.G.S

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON Sometimes, the best way to get dads, father figures, or men in general to volunteer is to give them a clear way to do it. That’s one of the great things about Watch D.O.G.S. “You just have to sign up and show up,” said Chris Putnam, a Watch D.O.G.S. coordinator for Spicewood […]

Marble Falls gives streets ‘no through truck traffic’ designation

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON As Marble Falls seeks a more pedestrian-friendly downtown and residents raise concerns about heavy truck traffic on two residential roads, the City Council designated parts of the city as “no through truck traffic.” The council approved the designation for Avenues G and F between 12th Street and RR 1431 on the east […]

Marble Falls’ property tax rate shrinks as economy grows

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON The city of Marble Falls chipped off more from its property tax rate, something it has managed to do each of the past couple years. “I’m pretty excited about the tax rate and the city’s overall economic strength,” City Manager Mike Hodge said. “When I got here about four years ago, the […]

Marble Falls Police Department holding town hall meeting

The Marble Falls Police Department is in the process of drafting its five-year strategic plan and looking for the public’s assistance. The department is holding a town hall meeting from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, September 19, at the public safety facility, 606 Avenue N in Marble Falls. Department officials will discuss the strategic plan and gather […]

The games people play improve logic and lives; join them

STAFF WRITER SUZANNE FREEMAN It’s easy to get in the game in the Highland Lakes, whether you want to play bridge, mah jongg, dominoes, or another. Even if you’ve never played, the people who gather regularly to match their skills and meet new friends are happy to welcome and teach any and all newcomers. If […]

Marble Falls and Burnet cross country runners grab gold

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls and Burnet high school cross country teams turned in solid performances at two different meets September 14. Marble Falls competed at the Cedar Park Invitational, where junior Bailey Goggans won the girls’ Division I race in 18 minutes 26 seconds, a new personal record. The state’s reigning two-time […]

Phil Dawson

Retired NFL kicker Phil Dawson to speak at FCA luncheon

18 September 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Retired NFL kicker Phil Dawson is the featured speaker at the Marble Falls chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes luncheon September 24. The event is noon-1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Marble Falls Church of Christ, 711 Broadway. Cost is $25 per person or $250 per table sponsorship. Call FCA area […]

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Marble Falls Police Department holding town hall meeting

18 September 2019

The Marble Falls Police Department is in the process of drafting its five-year strategic plan and looking for the public’s assistance. The department is holding a town hall meeting from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, September 19, at the public safety facility, 606 Avenue N in Marble Falls. Department officials will discuss the strategic plan and gather […]

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Dominoes at Trailblazer Grille

The games people play improve logic and lives; join them

18 September 2019

STAFF WRITER SUZANNE FREEMAN It’s easy to get in the game in the Highland Lakes, whether you want to play bridge, mah jongg, dominoes, or another. Even if you’ve never played, the people who gather regularly to match their skills and meet new friends are happy to welcome and teach any and all newcomers. If […]

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Marble Falls and Burnet cross country runners grab gold

17 September 2019

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO The Marble Falls and Burnet high school cross country teams turned in solid performances at two different meets September 14. Marble Falls competed at the Cedar Park Invitational, where junior Bailey Goggans won the girls’ Division I race in 18 minutes 26 seconds, a new personal record. The state’s reigning two-time […]

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Operation BBC Relief

Marble Falls businessman joins ‘food first responders’

17 September 2019

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON After Hurricane Dorian released its grip on The Bahamas earlier this month and the vast destruction became evident, Numinous Coffee Roasters owner Alex Payson wanted to do more than just offer “thoughts and prayers.” “Thoughts and prayers are a great start, but what can you do after that,” asked Payson rhetorically. On […]

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Burnet County Friends of the NRA drawing

Burnet County Friends of the NRA fundraiser is Saturday

17 September 2019

While local governments in Burnet County try to provide law enforcement agencies with the best gear possible, the needs are sometimes just outside the scope of their budgets. That’s where the Burnet County Friends of the NRA, part of the NRA Foundation, comes in. It holds fundraising campaigns such as the upcoming raffle and Wall […]

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Burnet homecoming court

Burnet shows true colors during homecoming week

16 September 2019

It’s homecoming week for Burnet High School. While the campus is the epicenter of activities, the Burnet community also shows its true colors: kelly green and white. That Bulldog pride has only grown since September 1885, when the Burnet school district was formed. The annual homecoming parade is 6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 19, on the […]

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Burnet drug bust

Burnet police seize THC-infused vape cartridges and pot

16 September 2019

The Burnet Police Department arrested a “suspected” drug dealer September 14 after they found marijuana and THC-infused vape cartridges in his vehicle and home. Burnet police charged 22-year-old Antulio Vela with manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, a first-degree felony, and possession of marijuana, a state jail felony. The arrest happened shortly after Vela left his […]

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